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History of Education

Links to library databases and other resources for researching the history of Education, especially in the United States.

Primary Sources: Introduction

Penn State subscribes to a vast number of primary source databases. In addition to the resources listed below, check the Primary Sources section of the History subject guide, or consult with Education librarian Ellysa Cahoy (ellysa@psu.edu). 

Primary Sources: Books

Primary Sources: Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

Primary Sources: Images and Video

Primary Sources: U.S. Government Documents

Primary Sources: Archival Collections